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Ultimate chocolate cake

By chocolatecupcake101 (GoodFood Community)
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Lovely chocolate cake for any time of the day.
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Ingredients

  • 170g butter
  • 170g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 170g flour
  • As much cocoa powder as you want
  • 1-2 dashes of milk

For the topping

  • Cocoa powder
  • 170g icing sugar
  • As much water as you need
  • All the sweets/chocolate you like

Method

  • STEP 1
    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C. Grease the tin that the cake is going into.
  • STEP 2
    In a bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until smooth.
  • STEP 3
    Add the eggs one by one and beat into the mixture. (It will look weird but don't worry about it)
  • STEP 4
    Add the flour into the mix bit by bit.
  • STEP 5
    Beat in the cocoa powder until it is as chocolaty as you want. Add the milk until smooth.
  • STEP 6
    Put into a tin and smooth out.
  • STEP 7
    Put into the oven for 15-20 mins or until cooked throughout.
  • STEP 8
    Leave to cool for 15-20 mins.
  • STEP 9
    While it is cooling, make the icing by mixing the icing sugar and water together and, like the cake, as much cocoa powder as you want.
  • STEP 10
    Once cooled, take the cake out of the tin and leave for a few mins before decorating.
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